The final Commencement speaker of the James Moeser administration is, like Moeser, a musical artist.
Soprano Jessye Norman, one of America’s most celebrated performers, will address the class of 2008 on May 11 in Kenan Stadium.
Noted journalist and policy expert Hodding Carter III, a professor of leadership and public policy at UNC, will deliver Carolina’s December Commencement address.
Chancellor James Moeser will preside at the Dec. 16 ceremony at 2 p.m. in the Dean…
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former UNC men’s basketball coach Dean Smith were among the honorary degree recipients during the Commencement ceremony at Carolina on Sunday.
Albright, who was secretary of state in the Clinton…
The University of North Carolina
Spring Commencement 2007
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The Commencement Program
Graduating students, parents, families, distinguished guests, Mr. Chancellor – Mr. Worthy, Mr. Ford, Mr. Jordan. Welcome to the one day when we give you a place to park. I know it’s way out here in S-11, but enjoy it while you can – and…
In October, shortly after it was announced that he would deliver this year’s December Commencement address, Professor Holden Thorp ’86 was asked if he intended to play a musical instrument as part of his message to UNC’s newest alumni.
Professor Holden Thorp ’86, chair of UNC’s chemistry department who has a passion for music and a history of service, will deliver this year’s December Commencement address.
“Holden Thorp is one of our star faculty members,” said Chancellor James…
As the University focuses on globalization in 2007, an academic highlight of the year will be the Commencement address delivered by Madeleine Albright, the nation’s first female secretary of state.
“I think it is fitting that Dr. Albright will…
The first woman elected principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, a longtime benefactor of the University, an award-winning poet and novelist, and one of the nation’s most prominent theologians received honorary degrees Sunday during…
Etta Pisano, director of UNC’s Biomedical Research Imaging Center, spoke Sunday as the Commencement speaker for December 2005 graduates. The ceremony was held at the Dean E. Smith Center at 2 p.m.